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If you are looking around for homes for sale in Rockingham County, NC, you may find that Reidsville is the perfect location for you. What makes this city such a great place to live? There is some rich history in this small city, one that adds to the stunning visual appeal that this area has to offer. Buying a home isn’t just about the house; it’s about building this next chapter of your life. Reidsville, NC could be the ideal location for you to set down roots and get this fresh start for which you are looking.
Reidsville, NC is a small city found in the heart of Rockingham County. Rockingham County is often known as the “North Star” in North Carolina. Residents consider this location to be the brightest point of this star, a standout city in this region. It was originally established in the early part of the 19th century, growing from an inn and single home that was owned by the family of Reuben Reid. Originally known as “Wright’s Crossroads,” this thriving farming community was incorporated in 1873. Most of this farming was tobacco farming, making it a primary location for the American Tobacco Company.[i]
Reidsville is highly rated as one of the best cities to live in North Carolina. One of the biggest reasons for this is because of the cost of living here. This city is about 16% less expensive to live in when compared to the US cost of living average. The houses are affordable, often giving you more home for less than most areas. This city is a diverse, middle-class town that has seen struggle over the years but is quickly finding their ground again. However, one of the best features of Reidsville, NC is the many amenities and things to do in the city.[ii] In Reidsville, you are getting affordability while having endless options to keep you entertained while living here.
This area suffered a recession, as much of the country did. The unemployment rate is still higher than the national average, and the recent job growth in the area is quite positive. The local economy is growing stronger. The median price of homes in Reidsville, NC is about $129,000.
If you want to live in an area with endless options for things to do, then this is the place for you. A significant draw to Reidsville, NC is its downtown location. They recently added a Market Square to downtown, which is now the hub for cultural offerings. This park area includes an amphitheater and hosts many events and musical concerts throughout the beautiful weather in spring and summer. Both free and paid shows cross-genre, offering something for everyone here. Market Square is also where the very popular Fall Jubilee takes place. It also has a Farmer’s Market, allowing residents to purchase fresh, locally-grown and manufactured products. The Farmer’s Market is great for residents, allowing them often the more affordable products, while also giving back to the growing economy.[iii]
Outdoor recreation is very widespread in Reidsville, especially since this area boasts two gorgeous lakes: Lake Hunt and Lake Reidsville. These are picturesque locations that not only make for great photos, but relaxing regions to take in the beauty of nature. At Lake Reidsville, you can enjoy such activities as camping and fishing, as well as skiing and hiking. There is also a very challenging Disc Golf course that residents love to play at Lake’s Edge. If you want something calmer and more peaceful, Lake Hunt is the better choice for you. Greenway trails are a favorite place to get exercise while enjoying the gorgeous scenery. Have a dog? Enjoy the new no-leash dog park where your furry friend can get their workout in and even make new dog friends.
Since you are centrally located in Rockingham County, you only need to take a short drive to enjoy the local area. You can enjoy the quiet city life but live close enough to larger cities to enjoy the big city living as well. Reidsville allows residents to have the best of both worlds: quiet, rustic living and an active nightlife. No matter what your interests are, you can find something that you will love to do here. You will live about 30 minutes outside of Greensboro, putting you in driving distance to one of the bigger cities in the area. If you want to get the best of both worlds, Reidsville can be the perfect spot for you.
It is also a far more affordable choice than living in a bigger city like Greensboro. This reasonable pricing allows you to get a larger house that meets the needs of your family without spending as much as you would in other cities. Affordability is easily one of the biggest draws to this community.
Townhouses are incredibly affordable in this city, depending on the part of town at which you are looking. These can be great options as often they are lower maintenance. You get a close-knit community, which some people love. You can expect to pay as little as about $80,000 for a two bedroom, one bathroom townhouse or well over $225,000.
There are new, luxury townhouses planned for the area, the Park Place Townhomes, which can let owners customize their home or stick with the luxurious features that come standard with these townhouses. The starting prices for these townhomes are $225,000 for the two bedroom/1 bathroom townhouses with an unfinished bonus room. With a finished bonus room, these will have a starting price of $254,900. You can customize many of these features, such as the paint color, hardware, cabinet styles, flooring, and countertops. There is a plethora of other features that you can choose from that will increase the price but will make sure that you love your townhouse. Your HOA fees cover the exterior maintenance, allowing you to enjoy your home.[iv]
You have plenty of options, allowing you to find something that fits in with your budget. Listings are updated regularly, so you can find a townhouse that meets your needs.
In Reidsville, you have a lot of different options from which to choose. You may find that you can get a five bedroom, four bathroom home for about $329,000, which is far less than a similar sized home in the larger cities nearby. Instead of settling for less house, get an affordable price for the type of house that you need for your family.
A great option that you have when you opt for a home in Reidsville, NC is to purchase property to build on. You can often find the perfect size lot to build the home of your dreams while getting the acreage that you want. Land, depending on where it is located and how large it is, can be incredibly affordable. Once you find the property in the perfect location of Reidsville, you can search around for a reputable builder. They can help you plan out the project to make something that works for you, then complete the project based on your preferences and needs.
When you are looking for homes in this area, you want to be sure that you are working with a realtor that has much experience with Reidsville real estate. Finding the best homes for sale in Rockingham County can be overwhelming by yourself, especially if you aren’t familiar with the area. Anytime that you are looking to buy a new home, a reputable realtor is a vital tool to help you in finding the perfect home for the next chapter of your life.
Having an experienced realtor is precisely why you should trust us for your home hunting adventures. Our company has been serving this area for over 35 years. We have the necessary certifications and a strong local influence that gives us a strong reputation in the community. We have received significant recognition due to our excellent ability to help people find the home of their dreams. We are fully staffed with over a dozen agents as well as licensed brokers, which can help streamline the process. Our office has access to all of the relevant information to ensure that you get the best house.
You need the perfect home, so you should only trust a reputable realtor that strives for excellence. Contact us today or search around our site to see all of the latest listings for homes for sale in Reidsville, NC. You can also find the vacant land in the area to purchase to build the home of your dreams. You shouldn’t have to worry about settling for anything but the best home for your needs. In Reidsville, you get the house that you want in a convenient location to so many activities and events. For more information, call Theresa McCollum at (336) 342-5142.